5 Inspiring TED Talks to Watch If You Have Student Debt
TED Talks are a highly informative, entertaining way to gain practical advice on dealing with your student debt and personal finances.
If you’re ready for a boost of curated inspiration, check out our list of curated TED Talks for:
- inspiring stories
- expert information
- real talk about personal finances and debt!
And now, onto the curated list:
TED Talk # 1: An Honest Look at the Personal Finance Crisis
Author Elizabeth White opens up about how to live a wonderful life on a limited income.
TED Talk # 2: How College Loans Exploit Students for Profit
Today, students share over a combined $1 trillion in student loan debts. But, Professor Sajay Samuel has a radical proposal to fix the student loan crisis. His proposal could help students “make informed decisions about their future, restore their love of learning, and contribute to the world in a meaningful way.” Intrigued? Check out this talk!
TED Talk # 3: How I Learned To Read – and Trade – Stocks in Prison
This is one incredibly inspiring TED talk. Learn how Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll overcame poverty, illiteracy, and incarceration to become a stock investor – and financially literate.
TED Talk # 4: Let’s Get Honest About Our Money
Want to be free of “money shame?” Want to stop equating your bank account with your self-worth? Want to feel better about your finances? Watch Tammy Lally’s compassionate TED talk right here, right now.
TED Talk # 5 – The Battle Between Your Present and Future Self
If you’re feeling down, watch this talk. Daniel Goldstein wants to help you make smart choices for Future Us. You got this!
Alexis Irvin is a writer and documentary filmmaker obsessed with entrepreneurship, careers, and pursuing dreams. Her Millennial career guide, Build Your Dreams: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, is available at bookstores everywhere! Alexis lives in sunny Los Angeles where she loves to hike, eat tacos, and read on the beach.